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 Payment by check, money order, or company money order made payable to the Mississippi Society of American
 Foresters.


 MS SAF 2008 Annual Meeting                      Name_______________________        Sponsors
 Registration Fees                                                                  ______ Platinum ($500 and above)
 □ Senior (65 and up)............. $125          Title________________________
 □ SAF Member ..................... $150                                            ______ Gold ($250-$499)
 □ Non Member ..................... $175                                 _____
                                                 Organization_____________
 □ Student ..............................$35                                        ______ Silver ($101 - $249)
 □ Spouse Attending Banquet ....$25              Address_____________________
 □ Golf ...................................$69                                      ______ Bronze ($100 or less)
                                                 City______ State____ Zip______
 □ Sporting Clays .....................$37
 □ Spouses’ Tour ......................$30                                          Exhibitors
                                                 Phone _______ Fax ___________
 □ Forest Technology 101 ..........$30                                              Please reserve
 □ Late Fee .............................$25                                        □ One 6’ table ...................... $350
                                                              _______________
                                                 E-mail________
  (if received later than March 20)                                                 □ Two 6’ tables ..................... $475
 Total ................................______                                       We will need electricity
                                                 Spouse’s Name_______________
                                                                                    □ yes □ no


   Mail registration form and                     Cancellation Policy                 Need more Information
   payment to:                                    Should you need to cancel           Contact Matthew Raff at
                                                  your attendance, contact Chris      662.562.9664 or by e-mail at
     Mississippi Society of                       Green at 662.283.4276 or by e-      matthew.raff@farmcreditbank.
     American Foresters                           mail at chrisdavidgreen@yahoo.      com.
     c/o Chris Green                              com no later than March 20.
     22 Mary Norman Lane                          Qualified substitutions may be      We need contributions to the
     Winona, MS 38967                             made for cancellations received     silent auction. Please let your
                                                  after March 20.                     chapter chair know what items
                                                                                      you are bringing.




                                                                                      April 1 - 3, 2008 | Tunica, MS             Mississippi Society of American Foresters • P O Box 5205 • Mississippi State, MS 39762
                                                                                      changing times
                                                                                            Forestry Forecast




 Starkville, MS
Permit No. 172
     PAID
 U.S. Postage
Non-Profit Org.




forestry forecast
           wildlife                 bio - fuels          tree farms          hardwoods alternatives




     mississippi society of american Foresters annual meeting | april 1 - 3, 2008 |tunica, ms




                                                 changing times
                                                  Bob Dylan once penned, “For the times they are a-changin’.”
                                                  Never has this been truer for the forestry community than now.
With accelerated technology, alternative markets for forest thinnings, and multi-use forestry considerations, this
is definitely not your grandparent’s forest profession. Come to a conference for foresters, created by foresters,
to see how you can keep up with these changing times.




agenda        tuesday, april 1                 Wednesday, april 2                         thursday, april 3
7:00 a.m.                                      Registration and Breakfast
                                               Welcome
8:00 a.m.                                      Anne Coggins
                                                                                          Breakfast
                                               Tunica Convention and Visitors Bureau
                                               SAF Council Update
8:15 a.m.
                                               Jan Davis
                                                           Quality Vegetation                           the mississippi Delta -
                                                           management                                   return of the hardwood




                                                                                          hardwoods
8:30 a.m.                                                  Scott Edwards                                Forest
                                             wildlife

                                                           MS Department of Wildlife                    Brian Lockhart
                                                           Fisheries, and Parks                         USDA Forest Service
                                                           thinning Densities in                        is there a Place for
                                                           Pine Plantations for                         herbicides in hardwood
9:15 a.m.                                                  Wildlife management                          management?
                                                           Steve Demarais                               Andy Ezell
                                                           Mississippi State University                 Mississippi State University
10:00 a.m.                                                 Break                          Break
                                                                                                        Forest/Wildlife
                                                           selling carbon credits
                                                                                                        enterprises in
                                                                                          enterprises
                                                           in mississippi
                                             bio-fuels




10:30 a.m.                                                                                              mississippi
                                                           Gary Clos
              MS SAF Executive                                                                          Adam Tullos
                                                           Agragate
              Committee Meeting                                                                         Mississippi State University
                                                           intrinergy - Biomass                         Pine straw Production
                                                           Fuels Partnering                             in mississippi
11:15 a.m.
                                                           Ron Murphey                                  Britton Hatcher
                                                           Intrinergy                                   Mississippi State University
12:00 p.m.    Golf                             Luncheon
12:30 p.m.                                     First in Forestry
              Sporting                         Jim Shepard
1:00 p.m.
              Clays                            Mississippi State University
                                                           tree Farms, the
                                              tree farms




                             Forest                        south’s answer to
1:45 p.m.                    Technology                    Forest Certification
                             101                           Elizabeth Sandler
                             LandMark                      American Tree Farm System
                             Systems
2:30 p.m.                                      Break
3:00 p.m.                                      MS SAF Annual Business
4:00 p.m.                                      Meeting
                                               Social, cash bar, exhibits,
6:00 p.m.
                                               poster session, silent auction
                                               Awards Banquet
6:30 p.m.     Reception
                                               tBa




golf                                                            forest technology 101                                3 CFEs
The Links at Cottonwoods                                        This class is a great overview of how to use the latest
Grand Casino Tunica                                             cruising tools, GPS, GIS, aerial photos and topos, and
We will meet in the Veranda Hotel Lobby on April                inventory and growth and yield software to help you be
1 at 12:00 p.m. The hotel will provide a shuttle                a more professional and productive forestry consultant.
service that will take us to the course. We should              LandMark Systems currently works with several hundred
start around 12:30. Lunch will not be provided;                 consultants and timber managers across the United
however, there is a grill at the course where you               States and specializes in developing systems that
can pick up lunch. This gently rolling 18-hole Hale-            increase accuracy and efficiency both in the office and
Irwin-designed course recalls the feel of legendary             field. LandMark staff will demonstrate how to use GPS
Scottish links.                                                 in conjunction with ArcGIS databases and free, high
                                                                resolution aerial photos for MS to help with cruise design
sporting clays                                                  and inventory.
Willows Sporting Clays Center
Grand Casino Tunica                                             continuing education credit hours
We will meet in the Veranda Hotel Lobby on April                Earn a total of 13 Continuing Forestry Education Hours:
1 at 1:00 p.m. The hotel will provide a shuttle                 3 CFE Hours, Category 1 - Forest Technology 101
service that will take us to the course. The shoot              5 CFE Hours, Category 1 - General Session, Wednesday
will start at 1:30 p.m. Bring your guns and ammo.               2 CFE Hours, Category 5 - MS SAF Annual Business
We will shoot 50 rounds of excellent trap shoot-                Meeting
ing. Willows has 14 automated stations, each with               3 CFE Hours, Category 1 - General Session, Thursday
three shooting levels to accommodate everyone
from beginners to seasoned professionals.                       lodging
                                                                Grand Casino, Veranda Hotel
spouses tour                                                    1.800.HARRAHS
This tour will include lunch and a trip to the Tunica           Group Code is S04SOCI
River Park Museum which overlooks the Mississippi               $69 per night, expires March 11, 2008
River. We will meet in the Veranda Hotel Lobby on
April 2 at 11:30 a.m.

								
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